perforated eardrum


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perforated eardrum

A tear or erosion of the eardrum, often resulting from middle ear infection.
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Noun1.perforated eardrum - an eardrum with a hole or tear in it; can interfere with normal hearing and cause other ear problems
eardrum, myringa, tympanic membrane, tympanum - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
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Plant technician Ken Crooks, 47, suffered a perforated eardrum and shock, said: "The shift leader said 'I think it's going lads, get out', and we all went for the exits.
According to researchers, it may lead to numerous complications, such as pseudomediastinum - air trapped in the chest between both lungs, perforation of the tympanic membrane - perforated eardrum and even rupture of a cerebral aneurysm - ballooning blood vessel in the brain, Health news reported.
The male firefighter suffered a perforated eardrum when the thug threw the banger.
CHL can be corrected surgically or medically, unlike SNHL, and is caused by ear infections, allergies, fluid in the middle ear from colds, a perforated eardrum, earwax "swimmer's" ear, or because a foreign object is stuck in the ear.
The Porthcawl mum thought she might have suffered an infection or perforated eardrum, but it turned out to be something far more terrifying.
The mother, from Porthcawl, thought she might have suffered an infection or a perforated eardrum, but it turned out to be something far more alarming.
Doctors found that, as a result of the incident, Seagal had a perforated eardrum and blood in the ear canal.
The man suffered burn marks on his hand and a perforated eardrum.
At hospital he was found to have a perforated eardrum and bleeding on the brain.
Leo was taken to Children's Hospital with a skull fracture, lacerations, small burns and a perforated eardrum.
Xabi Alonso, who signed a two-year contract extension on Wednesday, misses the game as he continues his recovery from a perforated eardrum.